Two New Hoppy Beers from Two Beers Brewing, Including 18.2% ABV Ascension Triple IPA

Two Beers Brewing Ascension IPA

Two Beers Brewing of Seattle, WA has announced the release of two new limited edition beers sure to strike the interest of craft beer enthusiasts. These include a hoppy brown ale and one of the boldest India Pale Ales yet to be unleashed anywhere. Say hello to the Ascension Triple IPA, clocking in at 18.2% ABV and the Backcountry Cascadian Brown Ale from Two Beers. Here’s the details fro the brewery: Read More…

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This post was written by Angelo on June 29, 2012

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Lompocalypse 2012: Last Call for New Old Lompoc

New Old Lompoc Lompocalypse 2012 New Old LompocSaturday April 28, 2012 marks the end of days, well for now, for New Old Lompoc‘s original brewpub at 1616 NW 23rd Avenue. The upside to the story is that the site will  be revamped and Lompoc has a lease in place to remain on NW 23rd Ave come 2013.

Lompoc will toast their rich history by providing live music and the exclusive release of their Lompocalypse Double IPA, the final beer brewed at their soon to be gone old pub. Here’s the full details on this momentous event at Lompc from the brewery: Read More…

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This post was written by Angelo on April 28, 2012

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GoodLife Brewing To Release Comatose Imperial IPA

GoodLife Comatose Imperial IPA

GoodLife Brewing of Bend, OR has announced the  release their next draught-only craft beer, Comatose Imperial IPA. This big and bold 9.5% ABV, 95 IBU behemoth back a wallop of five pounds per barrel hops and looks to tame even the most zealous of hop heads. Here’s the details from the brewery, including an official release date. Also, look for the beer to be pouring at Brewpublic’s KillerBeerFest 3.5 at Bailey’s Taproom on Sunday May 27, 2012. Read More…

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This post was written by Angelo on April 26, 2012

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Weekend in Review: Saraveza’s 2nd Annual IIPA Fest

Oakshire Brewmaster Matt Van Wyk and Saraveza GM Jonathan Carmean at Saraveza's 2nd Annual IIPA Fest

While we are getting geared up for next weekend’s Ladies of Lagers and Ales tastival, next weekend at Saraveza, we look back over the past weekend and remember an amazing flavorsome celebration of another group of females – hops.


Hops strobiles beginning to blossom, mid-July 2011You see, hops are the female flower clusters, or strobiles, of the hop species, Humulus lupulus. At this time of year, the herbaceous perennials are reaching to high heaven, and just recently, if you’ve observed your bines, you may have noticed the flowering finger-like fruits beginning to form spicy cones.


Saraveza’s 2nd Annual IIPA Fest took place on Saturday and Sunday, July 16 and 17, and was a celebration of the most regal, magisterial, and potent of all hoppy beers. Ah, the Imperial India Pale Ale (IIPA) – bigger and bolder, and often more bitter than its already amplified parent. Read More…

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Full Sail Announces Next Brewmaster Reserve Release: Elevation IIPA

Full Sail Elevation Imperial IPA

Hood River, Or – Oregon’s Cascade Mountains are named for the multitudes of cascading waters that rush from their glacial peaks. Oregon’s rushing rivers, cascading streams and thundering waterfalls all flow through the deep forests and rolling foothills. It is from these epic elevations that every batch of Full Sail beer sources its water. Full Sail’s new Brewmaster Reserve release, Elevation Imperial IPA, is brewed to celebrate these snow-capped mountains and their bounty of pristine, crystal clear water.

This Imperial IPA’s full malt body is elevated by the richness of hop flavor and bitterness. Generous amounts of Read More…

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This post was written by admin on May 25, 2011

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Burnside Alter Ego 2PA Release

Burnside Brewing

This Tuesday, Burnside Brewing Company releases their latest brew. Alter Ego is an Imperial IPA with a clean silky malt presence and is loaded with hop flavor and aroma. IBU 99.5, 7.98% ABV.

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This post was written by admin on May 9, 2011

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Burnside Releases Alter Ego 2PA

Burnside Brewing

This Tuesday, Burnside Brewing Company releases their latest brew. Alter Ego is an Imperial IPA with a clean silky malt presence and is loaded with hop flavor and aroma from additions of Galena, Nugget, Chinook, Centennial, and Amarillo hops.  This beer is the eighth release thus far by Burnside and clocks in at a hefty 7.98% ABV, 99.5 IBU.

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This post was written by Angelo on May 9, 2011

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Great Divide Meet-The-Brewer and Family of Yeti’s @ The Hop & Vine

GR8BEER at Great Divide Brewing Co.Come gather with a family of Yetis next Tuesday May 10th at 5pm.

Great Divide will be in the house with Oak Aged Draft offerings a plenty,

All the Yetis will be present ,Oak Aged, Espresso Oak Aged , Chocolate Oak Aged, and the Grand Daddy of them all Great Divide Brewing’s 17th Anniversary Wood Aged Double IPA!!

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This post was written by admin on May 5, 2011

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Another Reason to Love Colorado: Odell’s Small Batch Revival

Odell Friek, Myrcenary DIPA, and Double Pilsner

Odell BrewingWhen Brewpublic visited Colorado in November of last year, we fulfilled a lifelong goal of visiting all the breweries in Fort Collins (FC). A fun little college town with a lot going on beerwise, FC is perhaps known best for New Belgium, the country’s third largest craft brewery. In the shadow of this Goliath resides one of the country’s most innovative breweries, Odell.

Odell has been profound and prolific in the production of one-off and unharnessed beer styles. Their Brett Porter Read More…

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This post was written by Angelo on April 28, 2011

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